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Login that used to work no longer works

Login is apparently sending the wrong information. It used to work, but now hangs. I've cleared cache and cookies, rebooted, etc., to no avail. I have also re-installe… (read more)

Login is apparently sending the wrong information. It used to work, but now hangs. I've cleared cache and cookies, rebooted, etc., to no avail. I have also re-installed Firefox.

I can login successfully via Windows Internet Explorer, but not Firefox.

Any suggestions?

Asked by rrwms 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

Firefox can access all G-suite components except Google Calendar

My employer uses the G-Suite at work. I use Firefox on my company computer and on my personal computers. On the afternoon of Jan. 20, I lost access to Google Calendar. … (read more)

My employer uses the G-Suite at work. I use Firefox on my company computer and on my personal computers.

On the afternoon of Jan. 20, I lost access to Google Calendar. It only shows the dates and a crawling blue ribbon, as if it's trying to load my calendar and failing.

I ran some tests with my company computer and my personal laptop. Here's what I found:

  • I can access all the other G-suite components (Gmail, Contacts, Google Drive) from Firefox on both computers.
  • I have the latest version (84.0.2) on both computers.
  • I can access Google Calendar (and the rest of G-Suite) using Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge.

Sounds like Google implemented something in Calendar that doesn't get along with Firefox. Has anyone else seen this issue?

Asked by Darin George 1 month ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 month ago

Error msg when booting up ISP's email service. Prevents email from booting.

Can't create persistent session. The authentication request arrived with no cookies, which means we can't build a persist session in which we can store state. Please re-t… (read more)

Can't create persistent session. The authentication request arrived with no cookies, which means we can't build a persist session in which we can store state. Please re-try, and if you still can't login then investigate if cookies are disabled in your browser. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HTTP_cookie. " This error msg occurs when I am signing in to boot up the ISP email service. I don't know what this means and their Help Desk is not very helpful.

Asked by Craig Woods 1 month ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 month ago

Recently, emails from Nextdoor dot come stopped arriving at my Hotmail account. At about the same time, a Google Group was trying to send me an invitation. The moderators received an error message saying a setting was blocking it each time they tried.

It seems as though there are hundreds of webpages of settings between the three sites (Hotmail, Google Groups, Firefox). I've checked everywhere I can find, but if there… (read more)

It seems as though there are hundreds of webpages of settings between the three sites (Hotmail, Google Groups, Firefox). I've checked everywhere I can find, but if there is a particular page or setting to fix this, I cannot find it or recognize it.

Hotmail wants to examine my email settings, but I am uncomfortable allowing anyone access, and I don't think the problem is there. Google Groups tried its best but had only the one suggestion that did not help. I'm left with Firefox. I have changed some settings over time, but I don't remember them all, and nothing stands out when I look for a solution.

My Firefox browser is the most recent version, 84.0.2.

Any help you can suggest will be sincerely appreciated. Diana Penhaven

Asked by dcpenhaven 1 month ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 month ago

Gah. Your tab just crashed Firefox 84.0.2 - can't open Google Sheets

Hello, everyone Suddenly Firefox failed to work with google sheets documents. All my work files are unreachable now. Any suggestions what my be the problem and how to f… (read more)

Hello, everyone Suddenly Firefox failed to work with google sheets documents. All my work files are unreachable now. Any suggestions what my be the problem and how to fix that?

Thank you for your help!

Asked by alex.s.barinov 1 month ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 month ago

Search engine switches from Google to Yahoo

I want to use Google as my search engine. When I go to Google and type my search keywords into the bar, I get themessage that says, "Firefox prevented this page from auto… (read more)

I want to use Google as my search engine. When I go to Google and type my search keywords into the bar, I get themessage that says, "Firefox prevented this page from automatically redirecting to another page." The URL in the search bar is, "https://search-land.com/?pubid=30105&tid=1015&sid=10052&q=firefox.com&sig=2" If I allow, I end up with responses from Yahoo. If I do not allow the redirect, I end up with a blank screen.

I HATE Yahoo as a search engine. I have removed it as a search engine in the options for search, but I still end up there. I cannot get to Google. Can anyone help me with this?

Asked by ghollenberg 1 month ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 month ago

Firefox removes port number from pasted URLs

When I paste an URL with a port number in the address field of a new tab and press return, then the port number gets removed. Example: I paste "http://localhost:5707/typo… (read more)

When I paste an URL with a port number in the address field of a new tab and press return, then the port number gets removed.

Example: I paste "http://localhost:5707/typo3" and press return Firefox then tries to connect to "https://localhost/typo3/", which is SSL and has no port number.

How can I disable that behavior?

This happens with Firefox 84

Asked by cweiske 1 month ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 month ago

Google Calendar only loads once--clearing cookies is not a permanent fix.

Starting today (Jan 22, 2021), Google Calendars is not loading on Firefox (Windows 10 laptop, Firefox 84). Clearing cookies fixes the problem, but the solution doesn't s… (read more)

Starting today (Jan 22, 2021), Google Calendars is not loading on Firefox (Windows 10 laptop, Firefox 84).

Clearing cookies fixes the problem, but the solution doesn't stick; I clear cookies, am able to open and load Calendar once, and then when I close the Calendar tab and reopen it I'm faced with the same problem.

Is this a known problem on Firefox's end? What can I do to fix this?

Asked by hccollins3 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

Blinking adds

How can I block adds or at least be able to stop adds from blinking when I read the New York Times and other new sites that I've subscribed to? It is distracting. Is ther… (read more)

How can I block adds or at least be able to stop adds from blinking when I read the New York Times and other new sites that I've subscribed to? It is distracting. Is there a way to block all adds without interrupting normal function of the browser? Thanks.

Asked by scarttx 1 month ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 month ago

Google Calendar Stopped Working With Update To Firefox 84.0.2 (64-bit)

Since Firefox updated to 84.0.2, my Google Calendar (web access, no plugin) just hangs with the month displayed on the left and the blue "activity" bar at the top continu… (read more)

Since Firefox updated to 84.0.2, my Google Calendar (web access, no plugin) just hangs with the month displayed on the left and the blue "activity" bar at the top continually scrolling left to right, I never get any updates. If I fire up Chrome, it works fine. Has Firefox suddenly been locked out of Google applications? I've searched the suggestions, cleared all cookies, set general.useragent.compatMode.firefox to TRUE, no change in behavior.

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Asked by John 1 month ago

Last reply by tony.grills 1 month ago

problem with displaying Hotmail emails

I am running Firefox 84.0.2 on a Macbook Pro running Catalina 10.15.7. Since the new version of Firefox loaded on January 6, I have been having problems with how email fr… (read more)

I am running Firefox 84.0.2 on a Macbook Pro running Catalina 10.15.7. Since the new version of Firefox loaded on January 6, I have been having problems with how email from several vendors displays. If I call up Hotmail, for example, the page appears in teeny tiny type, so small that I have to pull the computer close to my face to read. And if I enlarge the page in order to read the left-most column, I can then only see the left-most column on my screen. I have to then scroll far to the right to find the actual message itself. I have tried the various "Display" options, but none of them have fixed this problem.

I switched over to Chrome as a test, and Hotmail is displaying normally there. So I conclude that there is some incompatibility between Firefox 84.0.2 and Catalina 10.15.7.

Any advice would be most welcome!

Thanks!

Asked by richardbelldc 1 month ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 month ago

Recieving 403 messages on 2 websites that are used often.

All of a sudden - Both of these websites below give me 403 errors. I cleared the CACHE, rebooted, checked the other settings - Nothing has been changed and I have the mo… (read more)

All of a sudden - Both of these websites below give me 403 errors. I cleared the CACHE, rebooted, checked the other settings - Nothing has been changed and I have the most recent FF version installed - 84.0.2 Also both of these can be accessed from any other browser - so it must be a FF issue.

I have used both sites for a long time with no access issues.

https://www.abmp.com/ and https://coursera.org/

All help appreciated! JM

Asked by jm201905 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

Firefox constantly crashing

I am busy doing my schoolwork and firefox keeps on crashing, namely by over-using the CPU on my laptop too much. I have tried numerous routes, such as reducing the number… (read more)

I am busy doing my schoolwork and firefox keeps on crashing, namely by over-using the CPU on my laptop too much. I have tried numerous routes, such as reducing the number of browser extensions, using one of the certified performance-boosting add-ons to reduce CPU usage, I even tried limiting my tabs to a maximum of 10, all of them have failed to improve performance. This is not even mentioning the browser-induced bluescreen I just got a few minutes before writing this.

Asked by JamesTDG 1 month ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 month ago

This crap appeared, on its own, on my Bookmarks Toolbar - displacing important (to me) custom bookmarks. I want this crap gone, and my custom Bookmark Toolbar returned to >MY< control.

The following is a screenshot of my Firefox browser. Included is a BULLSHIT "Other Bookmarks" tab that has displaced existing custom bookmarks. This is >NOT< help… (read more)

The following is a screenshot of my Firefox browser. Included is a BULLSHIT "Other Bookmarks" tab that has displaced existing custom bookmarks. This is >NOT< helpful. I want this crap gone, and control of my toolbar returned to ME. How do I remove this tab from the toolbar? And don't tell me it's an upgrade to the browsing experience. If I wanted to group items with a shortcut on the toolbar I would have done so. Note that I already have two groups on the toolbar. I know what I'm about. Give my back my toolbar with the custom bookmarks that >I< require.

Asked by hsconway5 1 month ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 month ago

Firefox crashes Windows OS

I have been experiencing lately quite few Firefox crashes that bring down the entire (desktop) Windows OS in a brutal manner: complete system lockup, instant reboots (no … (read more)

I have been experiencing lately quite few Firefox crashes that bring down the entire (desktop) Windows OS in a brutal manner: complete system lockup, instant reboots (no blue screen).

These seem related to the audio and video interactions with the host system - streaming musinc online (siriusxm.com) or engaging in graphic intensive activities. This supposition propmpt me to perform few hardware tests - memory, GPU, audio card,etc. Everything checks out fine with the basic test and diagnostic tools I've used.

The worse system crashes have happened while on the https://buckhill.com/tubing-2/snow-tubing/ wesbite trying to purchase passes. Along the way for signing the waiver, the site brings up a graphical pad for capturing the guest's signature using the mouse. Several attempts have ended with horrendous system crashes (I had to locate the hardware reset button on my system, which took a while), never in the same spot in the process. Similar issues have happened on my wife's laptop (Windows 10 OS) while using Firefox on this site. I had to use a different browser to complete this purchase, for both my kids sanity and my system health. (for whomever is interested in troubleshooting this site, just follow the prompts and add guests - the purchase step is the very last one).

I should mention that Firefox' own crash page (about:crashes) shows no sign of any crashes. Other times, the Firefox window just dissappears without any warning, and no traces of crash information in Firefox nor OS event system. My system is configured to save a memory minidump in the event of crashes - there were none.

In this context, I could be wrong, but narrowed the culprit down to Firefox itself. In my opinion, whatever Firefox is doing to bypass OS basic protection mechanisms (and let's be honest - on Windows these can be better) and cause such hard failures are a dangerous vulnerability that should be investigated.

Any ideas and suggestions on diagnosing this or what to capture for aiding with troubleshooting, are appreciated.

Asked by Dan 1 month ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 month ago

Ramdomly high IO activity when watching video

It usually happens when I loading page or watching video on YouTube/ Bahamut Anime(ani.gamer.com.tw). When it occurs, the video still can play until the video cache empty… (read more)

It usually happens when I loading page or watching video on YouTube/ Bahamut Anime(ani.gamer.com.tw). When it occurs, the video still can play until the video cache empty, and after switching to another and switching back, the page becomes all white except a loading circle at the center. This situation takes about 3~5 minutes. I have tried refresh firefox, and disable all addons.

Asked by Mizuyoru_TW 1 month ago

Last reply by alex_mayorga 1 month ago

setting to allow Flash in Firefox 84.0.2?

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/end-support-adobe-flash says Firefox 84 still supports Flash. Yet on some learning websites that use Flash still, like alison.com bu… (read more)

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/end-support-adobe-flash says Firefox 84 still supports Flash. Yet on some learning websites that use Flash still, like alison.com but it doesn't really matter where right, it shows this where the flash app should be and all blank white around it: (see "capture" screenshot below)

And I can't click on it nor is there a pop-up bar nor a little plugin icon at the beginning of the URL / address box to click on.

How do i enable it?

I found this: (see "extensions,plugins,shockwave_flash" screenshot) Am I close? :)

Asked by Roger 1 month ago

Last reply by alex_mayorga 1 month ago